Royalty and politicians are among celebrities and wealthy business figures who used the SAME secret phone network smashed by police to track down 746 UK crime kingpins.
High-profile names were today linked to the known 60,000 users of EncroChat, with 10,000 in the UK alone.
The devices used for the secure messaging app – usually a modified Android handset – are not illegal and until weeks ago were available to buy online.
But the network hack by European law enforcement teams, partnered with the UK’s National Crime Agency, saw the coded communications system smashed wide open.
Original Source: By DAN SALES FOR MAILONLINE